Industrial Continuous Improvement Champion (Hub)
The world’s leading supplier of mineral-based specialty solutions for industry with 14,000 employees, operations in more than 40 countries, and €4.3 billion in revenue in 2022.
The PositionIndustrial Continuous Improvement Champion (Hub)
Deploys and sustains I³ program within the Hub (Industrial & supply chain operations) by supporting the 2 main pillars of I³ : improving Working conditions with MUST HAVES and generating margin improvement
Cultivates and promotes a strong continuous improvement culture across the hub.
Supports analysis of processes and practices to enable safety / efficiency / quality continuous improvement initiative generation, also with the support of BA I3 CoE team.
Generates detailed continuous improvement initiatives across the plants of the hub to generate savings with the cooperation of “I3 champions” and plant managers.
Leads effective operational processes’ implementation at hub level.
Provides technical support and expertise to on-site teams for I-Cube deployment and improvement projects.
At hub level, monitors progress of continuous improvement projects and related savings, including process management improvement, process modification, energy optimization.
Maintains and creates appropriate documentation for reports, project execution, and data analysis.
Supports Operation Sites & Supply Chain team members to support continuous improvement deployment.
Captures and communicates learning to enable best practice transfer within his/her hub and the other hubs.
Key interfaces: ensures tight coordination with Hub manager & BA I3 manager.
Is based on the lead site of the hub and can be acting as local I3 Opex on this site.
Qualifications & Experience
Engineer or equivalent
Good level of English (B2 minimum)
2/3 years experience in Operations Management and Operational Excellence program management
Skills & Person Specification
Good Continuous Improvement culture and able to learn very fast methods (project management, Kaizen, 6-sigma, value stream mapping, Fish-Bone diagram, BBZ, working capital optimization)
Strong Analytical skills
Problem solver skills
Good Project Management skills
Able to quickly develop technical / process expertise
Ability to positively influence teams in a matrix organization
Able to organize training paths for managers of in the hubs
Green belt is a plus
Position TypeFull time
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